Tamatar Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - rice picked, washed and soaked in 2 cups water
  • 2 cups - tomato puree (made with fresh tomatoes)
  • 2 large onions (sliced)
  • 4 green cardamoms (pounded)
  • 1 black cardamom (pounded)
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1 tsp - peppercorns
  • ½ tsp - turmeric powder
  • 4 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 4 green chillies to taste (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 3 to 4 cloves
  • salt to taste

How to Make Tamatar Pulao

  • Put ghee in a large, flat-bottomed, microwave-safe dish.
  • Heat at 100% power for 2 minutes. Add all the whole spices.
  • Continue to cook at the same power level for another 1 minute 30 seconds.
  • Add the sliced mushrooms and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Drop in the turmeric powder, onions, and garlic and green chillies.
  • Continue to cook for 4 minutes.
  • In case of combination cooking, reduce the time by a minute.
  • Add the tomato puree, rice along with the water in which it was soaked. Add the salt.
  • Stir and cook uncovered at 100% power for 15 minutes, till the rice has steamy holes on top.
  • Reduce power to 60% and cook covered 5 minutes more.
  • Stand 5 minutes before serving.

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